Al Pascual works at Esri, developing in Silverlight, ASP.NET and WP7. Al is into open source and OpenStreetMap. Previous to the corporate world, Al spent a few years working as a consultant, when .NET came out, Al helped companies be more productive. He became a pure web developer, believing that HTTP will rule the world and ASP.NET had nothing to do with classic ASP until Razor came out. Al is a Microsoft MVP since 2007 and regularly speaks at conferences around the world.